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Harrison Nesler

Harrison Nesler
b. 7 February 1824, probably Posey County, Indiana, Jonathan and Amanda (Allyn) Nesler
d. 28 January 1892, Jasper Township, Carroll County, Iowa

m/1. 20 April 1846, Posey County, Indiana
Martha Givens
b. about 1826 Francis (Carlisle) Crawford
d. January 1850

Nancy Ann Knowles
b. 13 May 1833
d. 18 November 1907

Children with Martha Givens:

  • Elizabeth (ca. 1847-bef. 1860)

Children with Nancy Ann Knowles:

  • Rhesa J. “Reese” (aka Jay Leslie) (1854-1942) married (1) Emma Zella Thompson, (2) Mary Ellen Pea, (3) Eve Selina Shunkweiler
  • Hannah Minerva (1855-1935) married (1) Richard Call, (2) Richard Coen
  • Amanda Lucinda (1858-1929) married Charles Wesley Bailey
  • William Harrison (1863-1883)
  • Charles Edward (1868-1930) married Ella Brand
  • Lennis (1872-bet. 1914-1920) married Margaret Aarons

There were as many as six other children who died young according to census entries for Nancy (Knowles) Nesler.

Submitted by:
Emily Moore
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: eallynm@aol.com

Mary Jane Tackett

Mary Jane Tackett
b. 7 February 1888, Morgan County, Indiana, to Sylvanus Sylvester and Debrah (Asher) Tackett
d. 7 August 1965, Heyworth, McLean County, Illinois

m/1. 15 August 1903, Mt. Carmel, Wabash County, Illinois
Albert A. Nesler
b. about 1877, Wabash, Illinois

m/2. 25 March 1908, Golden Gate, Wayne County, Illinois
Charles Headley
b. 24 August 1871, Leech Township, Wayne County, Illinois
d. 6 June 1959, Anna, Union County, Illinois

Children with Albert A. Nesler:

  • Elva Ester

Children with Charles Headley:

  • Freda Vivian
  • Marjorie Opal
  • Lester Leon
  • Charles Alan
  • Elsie Mae
  • Lois June

Mary Jane emigrated from Morgan County, Indiana, to Moultrie County, Illinois, about 1890.

Submitted by:
Terry L. Harper
Albion IL
E-mail: terryharper@verizon.net